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Vulnerable Children & Adults Final 04-14-10
1. Child Safety
2. Child Care Licensing
3. Mental Health
4. Aging & Disability
5. Veterans Services
6. Economic Recovery
  
 
 
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Vulnerable Children and Adults
DASHBOARD

 1. Child Safety

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
1.1.b - Social Workers with 18 or Fewer Cases90%72%DSHSData quality improvements are still underway, and data may not be completely reliable until summer or fall 2010. Data is for March 2010 as of 03/12/10.
1.2 - Initial Response95%93%DSHSDSHS is close to meeting the target for timely face-to-face visits (or attempted visits) with alleged victims in child protection referrals. Data is for Feb 2010 as of 03/28/2010.
1.3 - Repeat MaltreatmentLess Than 12.9% Within 6 Months6.6% (estimate)DSHSPerformance data shows significantly fewer children have experienced repeat maltreatment since April 2005, when the Governor mandated quicker response times to reports of child abuse and neglect. Data is from FamLink as of 02/09/10.
1.4 - Monthly Visits95%90%DSHSPerformance data shows steady improvement in timely monthly social worker visits with children. Data is for Feb 2010 from FamLink as of 04/04/10.

 2. Child Care Licensing

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
2.1 - Timely Monitoring Visits in Licensed Facilities85%58%DELPerformance data has not been reliable since converting to the FamLink data system. Some cases appear to be overdue because monitoring visit dates did not accurately convert. Data is from FamLink for the 2nd quarter of FY10.
2.2 - Timely Licensing Complaint Inspections45 Days49DELUntil this quarter, DEL has been meeting its target for this measure. DEL is meeting with DSHS to resolve remaining issues with FamLink that affect this performance data. Data is from FamLink for the 2nd quarter of FY10.
2.3 - Timely Licensing Complaint/Abuse Investigations45 Days85DEL, DSHSDEL/DSHS quality improvement efforts have reduced the time to close these complaints. Until the remaining FamLink issues are resolved, it is difficult to determine its full impact. Data is from FamLink for the 2nd quarter of FY10.

 3. Mental Health Care

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
3.1 - Assaults in State Hospitals0.6 Per 1,000 Patient Beds0.6DSHSAssault claims at Eastern State Hospital dropped sharply this quarter, after an increase last quarter. Western State experienced an increase. Child Study and Treatment Center continues to show more variation. Data is for the 1st quarter of FY10.
3.2 - CLIP Waiting List (waiting more than 30 days)Fewer Than 16 Children6DSHSThe number of children waiting for a bed and wait times continue to show improvement. On average, younger 6-12 year old children waited 49 days and 13-17 year olds waited 17 days for a CLIP bed. Data is for the 2nd quarter of FY10.

 4. Aging & Disability Services

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
4.1 - Timely Adult Protective Services Investigations23%26%DSHSThe percent of investigations open more than 90 days remained relatively stable over the past four quarters, slightly above the target this quarter. Data is for the 4th quarter of 2009.
4.2 - Timely Licensing Re-Inspections100%99.7%DSHSThe department is making reforms to improve the safety of adult family homes and the long-term care system. Data is for calendar year 2009.
4.3 - Long-Term Care Clients Served in the Community80.9%80.2%DSHSThe department’s goal is to serve 80% of long-term care clients in community settings by FY13. Dashboard data is for the 1st quarter of FY10.

 5. Veterans Services

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
5.1 - Housing Availability for Homeless Veterans754 by 12/31/10654DVADVA is partnering with community groups and government agencies to increase veteran-specific shelter and housing beds by 100 across the state by the end of 2010.